Priority Enrollment ends THIS Sunday, April 20th! Have you reserved your child's spot for this upcoming Season? We have NEW Sports Skills classes for Parent/Child, new Sports Skills classes for Pre/K, WonderKids Club for 3-4 year olds, earlier Grade School times, more Pre/K Dance times, and bigger discounts for siblings in the Season! Enroll early to hold your child's classes, get a free TLG Tumbler, and earn raffle tickets to win up to $1000 worth of prizes! For more information about our great new programs, see our website or ask the team at the gym! (636-343-5169) Sign up at the gym or online to receive your raffle tickets to win great prizes today!! We can't WAIT to grow skills with your child in the next Season!
WonderKids Club™ is an enrichment program that extends The Little Gym experience for children ages 3 and 4. Each three-hour WonderKids Club combines a Funny Bugs and/or Giggle Worms class with active learning and instructor-led, immersive play. Center activities, arts and crafts projects, story time, and creative play with all reinforce the week’s Learning Unit and theme. And now, WonderKids Club just became even more wonderful with the addition of LEGO® DUPLO® learning activities! Each WonderKids Club session will now incorporate a 20-minute DUPLO building activity that corresponds with the Learning Unit and Lesson Plan theme for the week. Parents can even join in for a hands-on learning experience with LEGO® DUPLO® at the end of each class. Joining WonderKids Club doesn’t require a special password or a long-term commitment. Members ages 3 and 4 can enroll for as little as one session at a time or as much as the entire Season. However often they join in the fun, all WonderKids stretch their imaginations, as well as their muscles, and develop their communication skills alongside their gymnastics skills. And we call that something wonderful! Call us today for more information! Our WonderKids Club begins this August with our new 2014-15 Season!
Are you looking for work that is SERIOUS FUN? Our fast-paced, high-energy, hands-on children's gymnastics facility is seeking Full-Time & Part-Time Instructors to teach gymnastics, dance & motor skill development to children using a Structured Curriculum developed by a panel of experts, deliver exceptional customer service, and communicate & sell our program to customer.
 
If you answered yes, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. The Little Gym of Fenton is looking for highly motivated, energetic and responsible individuals to join an amazing, fun & highly productive team. Instructors teach classes, birthday parties, Parents Nights Out, and enrichment programs for children 4 months - 12 years. You will be challenged daily to build skills and relationships with parents and children in this unique environment. The Little Gym is the best children's fitness company in the world and you can be part of impacting hundreds of families in our community each week.
 
We are currently filling both full-time & part-time positions with day, evening & weekend schedules teaching gymnastics, ballet & tap, & sports skills class, instructing birthday parties, and leading enrichment programs. We are looking for mature people who are interested in growing with this incredible international company. Management positions are available; we promote from within based on exceptional consistent classes, and customer service performance. You will be rewarded daily with smiles, high 5s, kid's love and parents' admiration. Let's face it... No other job in town is this much FUN!
 
Instructors learn & practice customer service skills, assertive communication, handling and engaging large groups of adults and children, sales practice, class and group management skills, composure and overall self-esteem and confidence in front of children and adults. Past The Little Gym teachers have gone onto become teachers, business professionals, public speakers, small business owners, and more! If you're looking for a career to help get you started on the path towards any of these careers, consider a career at The Little Gym of Fenton to help you learn the skills you'll need for a lifetime of success!
 
An ideal candidate is mature, energetic, enthusiastic, responsible, fun, loves kids and is able to teach parents & children from 4 months - 12 years in a physically active environment. Communicating with parents is also a must, as we build relationships with both children and their families week after week. Selling the program is a crucial part of this job as well; communicating benefits and finding out customers' motivations for their children's success occurs daily. Most The Little Gym Instructors have a hard time sitting at a desk - they'd rather be on their feet and moving! Harness that energy with a fast, upbeat and high-energy job teaching children!
 
Daily Life of an Instructor includes:
•Following and leading directive music while keeping children engaged
•Demonstrating energy & enthusiasm to kids and parents in class and at the desk
•Movement Analysis of children's gymnastics skills
•Growing children's skills through accurate and positive feedback during class
•Learning & Implementing a structured Lesson Plan written by our panel of experts
•Learning & performing correct spotting for gymnastics, sports and/or dance skills
•Providing positive feedback & identifying growth opportunities to children
•Answering the phone and answering applicable questions about our programs
•Selling the program in relation to customers' needs and wants
•Providing a high level of customer service to every customer
 
Skills & Experience:
•1 year of experience working with or teaching children
•Some college required
•Active lifestyle Detailed Skills & Experience:
•Gymnastics, dance, sports or physical activity experience a must
•Positive attitude a must
•Willingness & desire to learn and grow personally/individually a must
•Desire to grow with a team a must
•Internally motivated a plus
•Teaching experience a plus
•Sales a plus
 
We are looking for employees to grow with our company in a long-term position. Serious inquiries only please.
 
To apply, see our post here! Or email your resume and a Cover Letter to TLGFentonMO@thelittlegym.com today!
Spring Break is coming soon, and we've got something for everyone!
 
Whether your kid is 2, 4 or 11, we've got fun activities for your child at the gym! Check out details with our schedule on our Facebook page, and call the gym to sign your child up today!! We'll see you on the big red mat!
 
636-343-5169

Find the schedule for Spring Break here! https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton/posts/589641454452343

 02/08/2014
Technology, video games, computers, social media... As the growth of these all point to a generation of less active learners, children at The Little Gym are continually encouraged to be involved. We understand that physical activity helps promote healthy lifestyles, so, why gymnastics? First, it's FUN! Second, physical activity develops a child's strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. Third, interactions with children their age in a positive environment help develop appropriate social skills. Fourth, athletic abilities are enhanced in a non-competitive environment. And, did I mention, GYMNASTICS IS SERIOUS FUN!
Summer is coming, and we can't WAIT!
 
Splash Into Summer enrollment time begins at midnight Monday, February 10th. 
 
Hold your child's spot in your preferred Summer class and Camps by enrolling online, or calling the gym. Before February 10th, you can pre-enroll by calling the gym. Don't miss out on all the fun of the Summer at The Little Gym of Fenton!
This year, Summer Camps are divided into 2 awesome tracks:
Super Kids Quest Camps, &
Grade School Thrill Camps!
Learn more here, and call or visit the gym to sign up your kids today!
 
SUPER KIDS QUEST CAMPS
These adventure-filled, 3 hour long camps are designed and created for children ages 3-8. Each camp theme is based on a fun, exciting mission or "Quest" that the kids are challenged to complete each day! Each day of camp involves a fun, creative storyline and music that will incorporate opportunities for the kids to exercise their muscles, imaginations and their cooperation skills - working together to complete each Quest! If your kids have been to The Little Gym Camps before, they're in for a totally new and exciting experience!!
 
GRADE SCHOOL SKILL THRILL CAMPS
Is your The Little Gym grade school child excited and eager to finally learn - or perfect - a Cartwheel? Handstand? Back Handspring? Vaulting? The Little Gym's new Skill Thrill Camps for children ages 6-12 will focus on a specific skill to offer the perfect combination of skill-building, fun and success! By the end of each camp, your child will have made significant strides towards learning the specific skill of focus. They just may even learn to do the skill by themselves - in just one camp!
Due to the extreme temperatures, and for the safety of our customers and our team, we are CLOSED for all classes on Monday, January 6th. We will regain classes on Tuesday, January 7th, weather permitting. **For the most current information, please check our voicemail or Facebook page. If you aren't on our email list yet, subscribe today to receive timely emails about closures as well! 636-343-5169 https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton
If your child is coming to The Little Gym of Fenton for a birthday party, a camp, or Bring a Friend Week, they'll need a signed waiver before they can play. Simply print and fill out this waiver from our Facebook Note; your child can bring it with them, or you can email it to tlgfentonmo@thelittlegym.com.
 
We look forward to seeing you and your child soon!
What a great start to the Season! Our customers have asked for more age-specific classes, and we're happy to oblige.
We'll be adding the following classes based on demand:
  • Monday 4:00pm Bugs (4 - 10 month olds)
  • Monday 7:25pm Flips/Hot Shots/Twisters (6-12 year old, boys and girls)
  • Thursday 9:15am Super Beasts
     
    (2 1/2 - 3 year olds)
  • Thursday 4:30pm Flips/Hot Shots
    (6-12 year old boys and girls)

As soon as we have 5 people on the Wait List for each class, we'll open it up! To get yourself on the Wait List, simply call or email us, and we'll make sure to put you down! We can't wait to see you all soon!

Go, Diego, Go! Birthday Adventures at The Little Gym

Throw a special birthday adventure with Diego and his friends!

 

For several months, Dora the Explorer has been helping children celebrate special birthdays at The Little Gym. It’s been such a great adventure that Diego has decided to join in, too! “Go, Diego, Go!” Birthday Adventures are now available at The Little Gym of Fenton!

 

During a “Go, Diego, Go!” Birthday Adventure, the birthday child and guests will travel through the rainforest and mountains of Latin America, working together to become official “Animal Rescuers” just like Diego! Along the way, the kids will encounter Baby Jaguar, the Bobo Brothers, and other friends from Diego’s world.

 

In addition to leading the fun, The Little Gym team will handle everything from invitations to clean-up so you can rest easy and enjoy the day! Many dates and times book up weeks in advance, so call today to reserve your celebration. Let us help make this the most memorable milestone yet!

Meaningful learning is about the journey, not the destination. This year, that journey will be even clearer with The Little Gym’s new Victory Skill Growth Tracker!

 

The Victory Skill Growth Tracker allows instructors to document your child’s progress throughout the Season. As your child conquers new challenges and gains new levels of confidence, we’ll keep you informed so we can celebrate all of their victories together! At the end of each Learning Unit, you will receive an email detailing what your child has learned. We’re excited to share:

  • The areas of focus for the most recent Learning Unit
  • The skills your child worked on and their personal victories

From “Continental Cartwheels” to “Cooperation Station,” each themed, multi-week Learning Unit will lead to a natural progression of skills, helping your child grow into a well-rounded, well-adjusted super kid! Whether it’s your preschooler’s first unassisted forward roll or the first time your grade-schooler demonstrates teamwork, each one is a victory worth celebrating. And we can’t wait to celebrate with you every step of the way!

 

The new Season starts August 19th! Call today to enroll, or enroll online today!!

 

Come celebrate heading back to school with a fun party at The Little Gym of Fenton, in our BRAND NEW FACILITY!!

Children 4 months - 12 years are welcome to bring their parents to play, run, tumble, snack and have fun anytime between 2:00 - 4:00pm on Sunday, August 25th! We'll have games, raffle prizes and FUN for the whole family!! **To participate in the gym, parent or legal guardian must be present to sign children in.

PARTY DAY SPECIALS:
**Never been to The Little Gym of Fenton before? Enjoy a free gift just for coming by!
**Haven't been enrolled in 2013 (or ever)? Enroll for our 2013-14 Season or book a Birthday Party at the Back to School Bash, and we'll waive your Annual Family Membership of $40!

Find out more information about our program on our website (
www.TLGFentonMO.com), or our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton). We can't wait to see you on August 25th! Can't make it on that day? Call to sign your child up today!

The Little Gym of Fenton
18 Fenton Plaza
Fenton, MO 63026
636-343-5169
www.TLGFentonMO.com

We're so excited to tell you that we'll be moving to a brand-new, centrally located facility in late June!
 
Our new Facility will feature full-length windows in the lobby, laminate floors throughout, gymnastics flooring in the gym, and a layout that makes it easy to see your kid from the lobby. Also, while your kid is in class or at Camp or Parents Survival Night, you can walk to pick up food, do some shopping, or just enjoy being out of the gym with our convenient new plaza! Our new location will be at 16 Fenton Plaza, Fenton, MO 63026.
 
We can't wait to see you and your child at our new facility this Summer!! For pictures, please see our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton?ref=hl.
 
We'll be posting pictures and details as we get them!
4/8/13 - 4/20/13
Start YOUR Season off with a Home Run with our STL Cardinals themed Priority Enrollment!!
 
Enroll your child today in any of our Fall/Spring classes and receive raffle tickets to win prizes including a 4-pack of Cardinals tickets, a Free Birthday Bash, and a FREE SEASON!!! That's up to $900 in giveaways!!!
 
Get your share of the raffle today - register online now!
Our Advanced Grade Schoolers have been learning some cool new dismounts!!
 
Check out Karlie's Flyaway from the bar last week. They're really growing their skills!!
What a great review from a recent Birthday Party! Here's the comments from the mom. "Everything went very well. All the games and activities were fun for the kids. Thanks for tailoring them to our St. Patrick's Day theme! They made Hailey feel really special. The hostesses were very gracious, and made all the kids feel included. They also were kind enough to serve parents the extra cookies and cupcakes. I thought the price was a good value. It was an Awesome Birthday Bash! Thank you!" Don't miss out on the fun and excitement for your child's next birthday, or fun party! Check out party schedule and book online today!
Our Jazzy Bugs, Giggle Toes, Good Leaps & Jazzy Jets have been working on their routines so hard this Season! Parents, help them practice at home by visiting our Facebook page, where we've posted all their Tap and Ballet Routines for our Mini Show the week of January 14th. Find our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton/ We can't wait to see you for a great show next week!
What great feedback from a recent party mom! "Our Little Gym party was one of the BEST birthday parties we have ever had for our daughter. Miss Dani & Mr. Josh were amazing, enthusiastic, fun & kind teachers throughout the whole event. Our daughter has never been more excited or happy on her birthday! Big hugs! As a mom, having everything set up and taken care of was a huge stress relief. Everything was so easy and went so smoothly. We could not have been more pleased! Thank you, thank you, thank you!" Thanks so much for the fabulous feedback, and great job Dani & Josh! **TO BOOK YOUR CHILD'S BIRTHDAY, book online at http://www.thelittlegym.com/FentonMO/Pages/birthday-schedule.aspx!
Sign your child up for our fun-filled themed Winter Camps! Each 3-hour session contains exciting games, activities, snacks and crafts designed around a Wintery theme - just in time for the holidays! Winter Camps will be held December 24th through January 4th, and have both morning and afternoon sessions. Members and siblings receive special pricing for all days! Check out our schedule online and call the gym to enroll TODAY!
"Praise the action, not the child." Easier said than done. We are all proud parents, and can't wait to praise those first steps, first words, or first set of grades. We all think we're doing right by our children by offering kind praises, but a word of caution...Praise the action, not the child. As parents, we need to be careful of attaching praise to our children. Certainly, I'm not suggesting we don't encourage and cherish accomplishment, but we do need to focus on our methods. If we're not mindful, we could actually hurt our children's development, by conditionally training them to rely on praise to perform. What happens when the child "fails" ? The fear is that emotionally, because he/she has failed, they will internalize too much to the point of losing confidence in themselves. The child will doubt his/her abilities because performance is tied to them individually, and consequently self-esteem issues arise. To truly raise a child that will "never give up", focus your feedback on the action! An example of such dialogue would be... Instead of saying, " Brett, you're such a great artist! I love your painting!" An alternative would be, "Brett, you worked so hard on that painting, you must have really taken your time and thought about all the colors you used." It's a subtle difference, but what an important impact your words can have in influencing future behavior. Teaching a child to put forth the effort and never give up on his/her dreams enables consistent performance through focus on the journey, not the outcome. How many of us ourselves are willing to give up just because we did not receive the desired outcome? "Praise the act, not the child!" Thanks for reading!

 

Are you looking for a unique birthday adventure for your child? Well, load up your backpack and head on over to The Little Gym! Nickelodeon and The Little Gym have partnered to create "Dora the Explorer" themed birthday parties with a special storyline and music from the Emmy award-winning animated preschool series.
 
A Dora the Explorer Birthday Adventure at The Little Gym is the perfect way to make the big day extra special. Your birthday child and their friends will have the entire facility to themselves to take part in a fun imaginative adventure with Dora and the whole explorer gang. The birthday guests will help Dora overcome obstacles to find the Birthday Wands which they will use to fly to the top of Birthday Mountain! During the adventure, they'll cross Crocodile Lake, jump and bounce through Isa's Flowery Garden, and more. Along the way, the kids will encounter Tico the Squirrel, Swiper the Fox, and other friends from Dora's world.
 
In addition to leading the fun, The Little Gym team will handle everything from invitations to clean-up so you can rest easy and enjoy the fiesta! Many dates and times book up weeks in advance, so call today to reserve your celebration. Let us help make this the most memorable milestone yet!
 10/29/2012
Thanks to all our fabulous members that attended our Annual Members-only Halloween party this past Saturday! We had over 100 fairies, princesses, ghosts, ghouls and superheros celebrating the holiday at our fun-filled event... and even some dressed up parents too! Thanks for a great day
Halloween is coming this Wednesday ... on Saturday night, wouldn't it be nice to send those sugared-up little ones to a safe place where they can BURN OFF ALL THAT ENERGY?! Of course so!! ***Register them for our PARENTS SURVIVAL NIGHT this Saturday from 6:30-9:30pm and let them have a great night out, while you enjoy a great night out OR in. Go for it, make plans. We've got the kids covered.
**See our Flyer on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton) and register online today.
Cold & Flu Season is no fun. Here's some reminders about our Cold & Flu Guidelines at The Little Gym of Fenton to help keep your child and others safe and healthy this season. According to the Center for Disease Control... "Flu-like symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people also many have vomiting or diarrhea. People may be infected with the flue, and have respiratory symptoms without a fever. A Cold usually includes a runny nose, sore throat, sneezing and coughing. These symptoms can last for up to two weeks." If your child has ANY of these symptoms, please KEEP THEM HOME until all symptoms are gone. Remember, our Makeups are flexible for a reason, so you never feel you HAVE to come when you're feeling ill. As a reminder, we're sanitizing the gym multiple times a day, including all big equipment, small equipment, door handles, drinking fountains, toys and shakers. Please help us keep sickness out of The Little Gym by sanitizing your child's (and your) hands before & after every class. Thanks for the help! We'll see you (and your healthy child) soon for class!
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Due to popular demand, we've opened up a NEW Giggle Worms/Good Friends class on Saturdays! Enroll your child in this 11:55am class today on our website! http://www.thelittlegym.com/FentonMO/Pages/class-schedules.aspx
Want to know what parents think about The Little Gym? Read their Reviews on our Facebook page here! https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton
Could you use a night out without the kids? Sign them up for our "Super Spy: Gyms Bond" Parents' Survival Night on October 6th. From 6:30 - 9:30pm, your kids will have a safe, active and seriously fun time at The Little Gym of Fenton while you enjoy a night out. See our flyer on our Facebook page and enroll online at www.TLGFentonMO.com! We're looking forward to having your kids join us for a great night!
Want to know what parents think about The Little Gym? Read their Reviews on our Facebook page here! https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleGymOfFenton You can also find great videos of our Parent/Child, Pre/K, Dance & Grade School classes on our Facebook page! Like us today and join the fun!
The Little Gym has teamed up with Soles4Souls to create Big Hearts, Little Shoes, an initiative to help spread shoes and love around the globe! Gently used, overly loved, and outgrown kids and adult shoes will be collected at The Little Gym of Fenton location to benefit those in need. So, the next time you visit, bring a pair of shoes you don't want or need anymore. Together, we'll all become "Citizen Kids!" and create a better world for everyone!
Parents, bring your shoes when you come in for your first class in our new Season, starting August 20th. We're looking forward to seeing you then; call today, or enroll online, as some classes are already FULL!
Looking for feedback about The Little Gym of Fenton? What better people to hear it from than our customers! Check out their reviews on Yelp, Facebook, and also on Listen360. While you're there, add your own review about a great experience you've had at the NEW The Little Gym of Fenton!
 
 
 
The best way to encourage kids to try their best is with a smile! But don’t take out word for it. Research studies confirm that positive feedback triggers a natural drive for kids to discover their own potential. Intrinsically motivated children are more involved in their own learning and development and tend to be more enthusiastic learners. So how can you help your child become intrinsically motivated? Praise your child’s efforts as well as their actual accomplishments. Offer suggestions in a supportive way and never criticize or compare their efforts to another child’s. Here at The Little Gym, we celebrate gold medal moments every day by challenging children to strive for their own personal best in a positive, non-competitive environment. Each new accomplishment builds confidence and each successful experience motivates kids to try for the next. Whether they’re learning to land the perfect cartwheel or are learning to listen and follow directions, the confidence gained will inspire them to strive for new challenges with proud Olympic-sized smiles on their faces.
 09/08/2011

Each week, you bring your child to The Little Gym to learn, grow, and have fun! We're honored that you've chosen us to play a key role in helping them develop and reach new milestones!

We recognize and appreciate the commitment you make for your child's ongoing development. To thank you for your involvement, we are pleased to offer you Member Milestones!!!

 

 Member Milestones is a rewards program that pays you back for your continued loyalty! You will accrue points with your participation in our programs and, when you are ready, redeem them for class semesters, birthday parties, and more!

Become a Member today and pick up your Member Milestones packet, swipe card and key chain swipe card. Your packet will also include all the ways you can earn points!

 

Your child has made some great accomplishments this semester- Let's keep the momentum, skills, smiles, and laughter going as they continue to progress!

Read all about how our new curriculum allows your child to develop physical, emotional and life skills!
 
 
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